Covid-19 Report

Covid-19 Report 7: Life-saving drug is good news but no time to pop champagne

Also: Four suggestions for improving peer review, and South African death data

GroundUp and Spotlight staff - 18 June 2020

Covid-19 Report 6: What does herd immunity mean for South Africa?

Also: Are schools safe? Hydroxychloroquine does not prevent Covid-19. And more

GroundUp and Spotlight staff - 4 June 2020

Covid-19 Report 5: Spike in Cape Town natural deaths

Vaccine makes it through first hurdle, setback for antibody tests, and much more in our latest issue

GroundUp and Spotlight staff - 27 May 2020

Covid-19 Report 4: Massive UK analysis of deaths from virus

And a Spanish study suggests what the real infection death rate is

GroundUp and Spotlight staff - 20 May 2020
Photo of Tygerberg Hospital

Covid-19 Report 3: Promising new tests, but hydroxychloroquine disappoints

And how Tygerberg Hospital ICU doctors are managing patients

GroundUp and Spotlight staff - 12 May 2020
Graph of infections by age and sex

Covid-19 Report 2: Questions that don’t yet have answers

Modest benefit for new drug and useful data from the NICD

GroundUp and Spotlight staff - 4 May 2020
Graphic of coronavirus

Covid-19 Report 1: Understanding the most important science of the past week

We introduce a new occasional column to help make sense of the science

GroundUp and Spotlight staff - 28 April 2020